As we settle into working from home, most of our workplace interactions are taking place virtually. Setting up your virtual workspace is just as important, especially when projects call for productivity as a team. Here are some tips for improving your virtual meetings and collaborations.
As the world slowly and tentatively starts to reopen, many of us are still staying home. Staying home means working remotely, and that means setting up our own work spaces. Some of us may be settling into home offices, others stealing a corner of a common room for a simple desk, and yet others getting creative with outdoor solutions. I’ve loved the chance to get some work done at the picnic table on our patio, but I’m finding that working in unusual spots has notably reduced my productivity. Fortunately, I’ve done some research, and I’ve compiled a list of seven strategies to streamline my work space and combat those challenges to productivity.
Bryan Silverman is the Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at Virtual Data Partners, Inc., a Formed.AI company — a managed services provider that handles integrations and migrations of data, business process automation, implementing electronic forms, and accounts payable processing, among other things.
When you ask Edgar Bustos — Service Manager at Supertec Machinery, Inc. — what his company does, he answers swiftly and simply: ‘We manufacture machines.’ Founded in 1954 as a bicycle parts manufacturer, the company has maintained its motto of ‘Quality and Innovation’ as they have developed line after line of precision machinery. Based in Taiwan, with 12 locations on 4 continents, Supertec manufactures and installs machinery, and provides on-site technical and customer support and maintenance.
A few years ago, automation was seen as an absolute good: a way to increase business efficiency, and relieve people of having to do painstaking busy work. But, as technology evolves, enthusiasm is often replaced by fear, and a desire to fight for the place of humans in a world of machines.
There’s been a lot of talk lately about the power of workflow automation and what it can do for a business. However, some companies are reluctant to embrace this phenomenon.